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The Tech Philanthropy Issue

The Tech Philanthropy Issue



Big Gift:
John A. and Susan Sobrato

Gift to Santa Clara University.


Yoshua Bengio

Montreal computer scientist Yoshua Bengio pushes the boundaries of science to discover the principles behind intelligence.

Majora Carter

CEO Majora Carter is making sure residents of her community have the tech skills to succeed.

Harley Lippman

Tech CEO Harley Lippman’s generosity affects the past, present, and future.

Hanan Lipskin

Hanan Lipskin left a prestigious job to invest everything into eradicating cyberbullying.

Kate Mitchell

Kate Mitchell continues to push the barriers and follow her passion as a CEO in the world of technology.

Amanda Moskowitz

How Amanda Moskowitz is getting the right tools into the hands of startups.


eventFilm Independent Spirit Awards

eventPlates for Pediatrics

eventWinter Lunch


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Gates gives $279 million

A $279 million grant has been made to the University of Washington by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It will be used to fund a full 10 years of work at the school’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Wellcome Trust invests $627 million for innovation

The Wellcome Trust has announced a five-year funding commitment of up to £500 million. The investment will support scientists, researchers, and institutions working toward scientific discoveries and inventions that will benefit human health.

IBM invests $70 million in African digital program

The company is investing $70 million into IBM Digital – Nation Africa, a five-year program, which is a platform to teach cloud, digital, and IT skills to help support up to 25 million Africans enter the modern workforce, and will launch from offices in South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, and Kenya, reaching across the continent.

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub awards $50 million in grants

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has given grants totalling more than $50 million for 47 scientists, engineers, and technologists. The grants support the recipients’ efforts to develop tools and techniques that accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.

In the Archives

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